The Atlanta hip-hop community is mourning the loss of a rising rap star. Bankroll Fresh was shot and killed at a recording studio on Friday night (March 4).
According to 11Alive, the shooting happened after 11PM at the Street Execs Studio. The 28-year-old rhyme-spitter, whose real name is Trentavious White, was shot while inside the studio. Police says over 50 shell casing was found inside and outside of the recording studio.
Bankroll Fresh was rushed to a nearby hospital where he later died. No one else was hurt in the incident. Police have no motive or suspects as they continued to investigate the shooting.
Street Execs Studio is also the recording home to fellow ATL artists such as 2 Chainz, CAP 1, Yung Dolph and others.
Bankroll Fresh has been on his grind since releasing his self-titled mixtape last November. The rapper also dropped a slew of videos, including “Poppin’ S—” and a short film called “Take Over Your Trap.”
Upon hearing the tragic news of Bankroll Fresh’s murder, artists like T.I., Juicy J, 2 Chainz and others went on social media to pay tribute to the deceased rapper. You can read them below.
We want to send our heartfelt condolences to Bankroll Fresh’s family and friends. May he rest in eternal peace.
Man I'm a fan of Bru and always will be , I'm in shock at the moment !! Senseless deaths we just got to stop it , I'm speaking up now
— Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) March 5, 2016
R.I.P. Bankroll Fresh this is so sad
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) March 5, 2016
— SLIMM CALHOUN (@SLIMMCALHOUN) March 5, 2016
R. I. P. #Bankrollfresh very very sorry to hear.
— Project Pat (@ProjectPatHcp) March 5, 2016
— djgregstreet (@DjGregStreet) March 5, 2016
Rip Bankroll Fresh.. Streeeeeeeeeeeeeeet
— Chris Landry (@RealChrisLandry) March 5, 2016